Dueling Movies: Two Films About the Same Thing at the Same Time

This weekend sees the release of The Legend of Hercules — and then later this year, we'll see a second Hercules movie. This seems to happen a lot: everybody gets the same bright idea at the same time, and competing films are rushed into production. Here are a ton of cases where weirdly similar films did battle. »1/09/14 4:07pm1/09/14 4:07pm

Gender-flipped fairy tale princes ditch their glass shoes and let down their beard hair

Yudi Chen has a series of wonderfully stylized fairy tale illustrations with one important difference: the genders of all of the characters have been reversed. That means that the Beast must win the heart of Beau, the evil king demands the heart of his stepson Snow White, and Rapunzel has the most amazing beard you've… »2/02/13 7:00pm2/02/13 7:00pm

Concept art for 1937's Snow White is gorgeous in its own right

We've seen so many iterations of Snow White over the last few years, but it's always lovely to return to Walt Disney's iconic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. These production illustrations, created by Gustaf Tenggren, the film's chief illustrator, go a long way toward highlighting the storybook wonder that made that… »9/29/12 11:00am9/29/12 11:00am

Why we so desperately want Snow White and the Huntsman to be good

We need Snow White and the Huntsman to be good. It's moved past mere desire to a full-on burning inflammation in our fantasy loins. Why? Perhaps it's because what we've seen in the trailers so far looks pretty damn good. We were raised on Beastmaster, Willow, Dark Crystal and Labyrinth, but there's been a fantasy dry… »5/22/12 5:43pm5/22/12 5:43pm

7 Snow White and the Huntsman clips show off the Evil Queen's secret weapon

Holy crap do we want to ride the giant white stag Kristen Stewart is petting in these new Snow White and the Huntsman clips. The more fantasy elements director Rupert Sanders starts revealing, the more we're starting to swoon over tiny green pixies and The Queen's magical army of broken glass people. Even though… »5/14/12 1:30pm5/14/12 1:30pm